5 Introductory Tools to Programming #CoolTools

Have you been toying with the idea of learning how to program but don’t know how to get started?  Check out these introductory tools to help you begin to think like a programmer. Figure out how a computer works, instruct computers to performs tasks, create your first game, and more.

scratchacat

Scratch: One of the easiest ways to get started with programming is to remix someone else’s already existing program. Remix a project using this free programming language called Scratch. You can build games, animations, music videos, and more.

minecraft

Minecraft: Use blocks to build just about anything you can imagine in a virtual world. Discover engineering concepts, architecture, mathematics, as well as critical thinking skills and teamwork.

gamedev

Develop a Game: Game Devs create the code, art, and sound that make a video game playable. They make interactive experiences! Get started on creating your first game with these helpful tools.

remix

Remix a Website: Never seen the insides of a website? Use Hackasaurus to hack your favorite website to have it look and do whatever you want!

server

Run a Node.js Server: Backend Devs write scripts for servers which communicate with the apps and websites we all use. We’re the masters of fast responses and requests. With Node.js, you can mimic the back and forth request/response your browser sends to servers when you visit a website. Set up your first development environment.